Searches for the Significant: Robert Zemeckis' Cast Away as a Late Twentieth Century Response to Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe  

by Catharine Walker Bergström
University College of Trollhättan-Uddevalla,
Vänersborg, Sweden

Works Cited

Bluestone, George. Novels to Film. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1957.

Cast Away. (DVD, Special Edition incl. "Director's Commentary") Dir. Robert Zemeckis. Perf. Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt. Dream Works and 20th Century Fox, 2000.

Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. Ed. Michael Shinagel. New York: Norton & Co., 1994.

Goldman, Anita. "Modernitetens andliga anorexi." Dagens Nyheter 7 November 2003. Kultur: 9.

Mayer, Robert. "Three Cinematic Robinsonades." Eighteenth-Century Fiction on Screen. Ed. Robert Mayer. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2002.

McKeon, Michael. "Defoe and the Naturalization of Desire." The Origins of the English Novel: 1600-1740. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2002.

Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism London: Chatto & Windus, 1993.

Stam, Robert. "The Dialogics of Adaptation" in Film Adaptation. Edited by James Naremore. London: Athlone Press, 2000.

Watt, Ian. The Rise of the Novel. London: Hogarth Press, 1957.

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